cố

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . Doublet of cụ and cớ.

Noun[edit]

cố

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) great-grandparent
    Synonyms: cụ (great-grandparent), cụ bà (great-grandmother), cụ ông (great-grandfather)

Verb[edit]

cố

  1. (only in compounds) to reason

Prefix[edit]

cố

  1. (officialese) the late
    cố Tổng Bí thư Trường Chinh
    the late General Secretary Trường Chinh
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Adjective[edit]

cố

  1. (only in compounds) intentional; premeditated

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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

cố

  1. to try; to endeavor
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Adjective[edit]

cố

  1. (only in compounds) firm; strong
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Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

cố

  1. (only in compounds) to seal
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